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Jefferson Guilty (but not for “cold cash”)

The jury in the trial of former Congressman William Jefferson, infamous for the $90,000 in marked bills found in his freezer, returned a verdict late yesterday, the fifth day of their deliberations.  Although Jefferson was found guilty on 11 of

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Jefferson ‘Cold Cash’ Trial Begins

A briefcase ( pictured at left above ) that once contained $100,000., and that former New Orleans Congressman William Jefferson took from an FBI informant and placed in the trunk of his car, sat on a table in front of

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Jury Selection for Jefferson Trial

Former Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson stood before prospective jurors in an Alexandria, Virginia courtroom as his public corruption trial began today. He served nine terms in Congress, but is best known for the $90,000. in marked bills found in his

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Congressman challenges FBI raid

A three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia heard arguments today in a separation of powers case stemming from the bribery investigation of congressman William Jefferson. MSNBC’s  Joel Seidman has the story here.

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